Carr's eight goal bag leads Swifts to victory

CKS Swifts have defeated a young up and coming Pimpinio in the Horsham District Football League, but coach Ben Martin described the game as disappointing.

CKS Swifts continued their winning run at the expense of Pimpinio.

CKS Swifts continued their winning run at the expense of Pimpinio.

Despite winning by 120 points in their round nine clash Martin was disappointing with the way his team moved away from their structures.

Julian Carr was in outstanding form early, kicking five goals in the first term and then a further three in the second, but supply suddenly dried up.

"It was disappointing that we stopped using Carry," Martin said.

"He had eight goals in the first half and in the second we didn't go through him at all. That is what I don't understand."

Swifts ball movement was pleasing for the coach, but with too many individuals doing their own thing the margin was less than it should have been.

For the past couple of weeks Swifts have tried to stamp out selfish play, but Martin is concerned the message isn't sinking in.

"We have been trying to change the trend the last couple of weeks, but the message is falling on deaf ears," Martin said.

"We will talk to the boys during the week, maybe we will have to look at sending some players back. If that is what is needed to get the message across that's what we will do."

Swifts were still dominant across the ground with Pimpinio failing to convert.

The Tigers controlled the ball as well as Swifts for the majority of the contest, but still require a couple of senior bodies to help finish off.

"For a side that is copping a flogging each week they really controlled the ball well and their effort was great," Martin said.

Along with Carr other strong players were Owen Phillips, Zach Salmi, Sean Mantel and Tyler McHenry.

McHenry, who is just 15 years old, played in his first senior game of football and impressed both coaches.

"He did exactly what we asked of him," Martin said.

"Both him and BJ Holden were in their first senior games and they were a real positive for us.

"When you have blokes that can come up and do their bit, it is great for the club."

Pimpinio failed to score in the last quarter and Swifts extended their lead by three goals to run out winners 21.17.143 to Pimpinio's 3.2.20.

Swifts will take on Natimuk this coming weekend and if they don't play some good football they could record their second loss for the season.

"We haven't played good football the last couple of weeks and if we don't against Natimuk we could well get beaten," Martin said.


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